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David Goodwin david at codepoets.co.uk
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We belong to the great O'Reilly user group club thing... so I guess I
should occasionally forward these emails to the list...

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Subject: User Group Newsletter 09/07
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2007 13:05:01 -0000
From: Josette Garcia <Josette is at OReilly.co.uk>

O'Reilly News for User Group Members
October 18, 2007

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New Releases--Books and Short Cuts
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Get 35% off from O'Reilly, Pragmatic Bookshelf, Rocky Nook or YoungJin
books you purchase directly from O'Reilly.

Just use your user group code when ordering online (if you cannot
remember, please ask your leader, if he can't remember, ask him to
contact me) -
<http://www.oreilly.com> using UK Shopping Cart.

Did you know you can request a free book or PDF to review for your
group? Ask your group leader for more information.

For book review writing tips and suggestions, go to:

New books available for review -

***The Art of Agile Development
ISBN 10: 0596527675

***Big Book of Windows Hacks
ISBN 10: 0596528353

***CSS Pocket Reference, Third Edition
ISBN 10: 0596515057

***Eccentric Cubicle
ISBN 10: 0596510543

***Flex 3 Early Evaluation (Short Cuts)
ISBN 10: 059651591X

***Get Up and Running with Dojo (Short Cuts)
ISBN 10: 059651705X

*** Getting Strarted with Pyparsing (Short Cuts)
ISBN 10: 0596514239

***GIS for Web Developers (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
ISBN 10: 0974514098

***GREP in InDesign CS3 (Short Cuts)
ISBN 10: 0596517068

***The HDRI Handbook (Rocky Nook)
ISBN 10: 1933952059

***Illustrating Guide to Astronomical Wonders
ISBN 10: 0596526857

***Introducing Silverlight 1.1 (Short Cuts)
ISBN 10: 0596515839

***iPod: The Missing Manual, 6e
ISBN 10: 0596514913

***iMovie 08 & iDVD: The Missing Manual
ISBN 10: 0596516193

***Learning ASP.NET 2.0 with AJAX
ISBN 10: 0596513976

***Learning Python, Third Edition
ISBN 10: 0596513984

***Mac OS X Leopard Pocket Guide
ISBN 10: 0596529813

***Making Things Talk
ISBN 10: 0596510519

***Network Security Assessment, 2e
ISBN 10: 0596510306

***Photoshop Elements 6: The Missing Manual
ISBN 10: 0596514441

***Programming ASP.NET AJAX
ISBN 10: 0596514247

***sendmail, 4e
ISBN 10: 0596510292

***Tomcat: The Definitive Guide 2e
ISBN 10: 0596101066

***Windows PowerShell Cookbook
ISBN 10: 0596528493

Your book reviews

Edinburgh pm reviewed-
Fonts & Encoding -
Head Rush Ajax -
Mastering Perl -

JUGTrento reviewed
Photoshop CS3 one-on-one -

Birmingham Perl Mongers reviewed -
GIMP 2 for Photographers - http://birmingham.pm.org/reviews/55
(thank you for putting the review on amazon.co.uk, amazon.com, /dot)

Flex User Group reviewed -
Programming Flex 2 :
Programming Firefox :
Apollo for Adobe Flex Developers :

Hispalinux (Juantomas Garcia for ?) reviewed

Upcoming Events

ORM***SAPO codebits, Lisbon 13-16 November
Portugal's largest ISP, SAPO, is organizing a major event: SAPO

ORM***London Perl Workshop, London, 1st December
This year we will be encouraging people from other languages to
participate so we can continue Perl's long tradition of stealing the
best ideas from other languages (including future versions of Perl
itself). We will also be doing a lot more lightning talks (because
people like them).

***OpenCon, Venice 1-2 December
The only conference entirely dedicated to OpenBSD
OpenCON was born in September 2004 from an idea by Matteo Cantoni
(goony) and Fabio Cazzin (fabioFVZ). The main aim is to create a
conference entirely dedicated to OpenBSD and to gather users and OpenBSD
enthusiasts from all over the world to let them share their knowledge,
experiences and information about the operating system.

A more complete list of events can be found on <www.oreillygmt.eu> or

Conference News

***Call for Participation is Open for the 2008 MySQL Conference & Expo--
  April 15-18, Santa Clara, CA
Take an active role in shaping the future of MySQL and related open
source technologies by leading sessions and tutorials at the 2008 MySQL
Conference & Expo. Visit the Proposals page for more details and to
submit your ideas. Proposals are due no later than October 30, 2007.

***Where 2.0 2008 Call for Participation
O'Reilly Media invites technologists and strategists, CTOs and CIOs,
technology evangelists and scouts, researchers, programmers,
geographers, researchers and academics, artists and activists, business
developers, and entrepreneurs to lead conference sessions and tutorials
at Where 2.0 2008. Where 2.0 will be held May 12-14, 2008 at the San
Francisco Airport Marriott in Burlingame, California, US. Proposals are
due no later than November 26, 2007.

***Announcing Graphing Social Patterns Conference (GSP)
The O'Reilly Graphing Social Patterns Conference is happening March 3-4,
2008 in San Diego, California. GSP explores the components of building
and distributing apps for Facebook and other social networking
platforms. The event is for both business executives and technical
developers who want to learn more about the Facebook environment, and
how to reach online communities using social networking platforms and

***O'Reilly's inaugural Money:Tech Conference has been announced
The dates are February 6-7, 2008 in New York City. That's right, in the
heart of the financial universe, New York, NY, Money:Tech will raise the
level of conversation around technology advances in the investment
industry, and bring together innovators with established players to
increase adoption and awareness and push the technology forward.

News From O'Reilly & Beyond

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***Maker Faire Austin--Adventures in Time Video
Baron Von PT and the Brebot travel forward in time to gander the FUTURE
and the future is Maker Faire Austin-October 20-21, 2007 where brains

***Maker Faire's Sherry Huss and Dale Dougherty on Austin's NPR KUT-FM
Hear the latest on what will be happening this weekend in Austin.

***Jim Shore (Art of Agile Development) Coming Soon to a Town Near You
Jim's got many UG events lined up in Seattle, Portland, Houston, and
the SF Bay Area. Check out his web site for more info.

***Barbara Brundage's Top 10 Elements Tips
Here's a sneek preview from author Barbara Brundage of her upcoming
book "Photoshop Elements 6: The Missing Manual."

***FileMaker Pro 9: The Missing Manual ScreenCasts
When reading isn't enough, try a screencast narrated by the authors
themselves.The latest batch is from Geoff Coffey, author of "Filemaker
Pro 9: The Missing Manual."

***The Worldwide Lexicon: Adding Collaborative Translation to Your Site
The Worldwide Lexicon is an open source project that has recently
published a suite of collaborative translation tools that enable readers
to create, edit and share translations to and from almost any human
language. This article explains how you can use WWL to make your site or
content accessible in many languages.

***Makers and Crafters, it's time to enter our 2nd annual ghoulishly fun
Halloween contests! Anyone, anywhere, can enter all or just some of the
contests. Entering is easy: just upload your photos to the DIY HALLOWEEN
Flickr photo pool and tag them "DIYHALLOWEEN." Or email them to
make.magazine at gmail.com, or put them on Instructables in the MAKE group
with a tag "DIYHALLOWEEN"--and we'll upload them to the Flickr pool. The
lists of contests includes Hack-o'-Lantern, Costume, Decorations,
Haunted house and gadgets, Food, and Trick-or-Treat. Have your entries
in before Sunday, November 4, 2007, at 1:59 pm EST.

For more articles, go to:

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***Facebook, the Quant Fund Meltdown, and the Techmeme Leaderboard

***Head First Labs: More voices==better books

***7 reasons I switched back to PHP after 2 years on Rails

***YAPC::Europe 2007 Organization Post-Mortem

***On the Road to Leopard

***Windows Mobile Weekly Roundup

***Color Me Accurate

***A Logical Editing Process

***Does your bad Java code need help? (from Rules and Flow)

***After Struts what?

That's all for now.

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David Goodwin

[ david at codepoets dot co dot uk ]
[ http://www.codepoets.co.uk       ]
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